back to article Stanford boffin is first woman to bag 'math Nobel Prize'

Iranian academic Maryam Mirzakhani is today the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Fields Medal, known as the “Nobel Prize of mathematics”. Mirzakhani, a professor of maths at Stanford University, landed the top gong for her work on the symmetry of curved surfaces. You can all about her research, right here [PDF]. " …

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  1. That Awful Puppy

    To everyone commenting on her appearance and nationality

    Be a good medieval relic and FOAD, please.

    (I understand f+ckall about the subject matter, but I really didn't expect such /b/tard shite on El Reg.)

  2. EvilBanana

    So the question is, does this relate to Fermat's Last Theorem and the Taniyama-Shimura Conjecture ?

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